Documentation: Remove outdated host_device note

Submitted by Kevin Wolf on June 28, 2011, 11:43 a.m.


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Kevin Wolf June 28, 2011, 11:43 a.m.
People shouldn't explicitly specify host_device any more. raw is doing the
Right Thing.

Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <>
 qemu-img.texi |    6 ------
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diff --git a/qemu-img.texi b/qemu-img.texi
index ced64a4..526474c 100644
--- a/qemu-img.texi
+++ b/qemu-img.texi
@@ -173,12 +173,6 @@  Linux or NTFS on Windows), then only the written sectors will reserve
 space. Use @code{qemu-img info} to know the real size used by the
 image or @code{ls -ls} on Unix/Linux.
-@item host_device
-Host device format. This format should be used instead of raw when
-converting to block devices or other devices where "holes" are not
 @item qcow2
 QEMU image format, the most versatile format. Use it to have smaller
 images (useful if your filesystem does not supports holes, for example